Reclaimed Soul: Music recorded in our nation’s prisons

Reclaimed Soul: Music recorded in our nation’s prisons
Reclaimed Soul: Music recorded in our nation’s prisons

Reclaimed Soul: Music recorded in our nation’s prisons

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45 years ago, BB King recorded his album “Live in Cook County Jail.” But that album is just a drop in the bucket of recordings made in American prisons. This week for our weekly shot of soul, Reclaimed Soul’s Ayana Contreras brings us vintage music recorded in prisons, from gospel to blues, latin to soul. Ayana’s show airs Thursday nights from 8-10 on our sister station Vocalo.